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Batman: White Knight

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From visionary creator Sean Murphy (PUNK ROCK JESUS, AMERICAN VAMPIRE) comes this new graphic novel featuring a radical take on the greatest rivalry in comics in BATMAN/JOKER: WHITE KNIGHT! After years of epic battles, the Dark Knight finally finds a way to cure the twisted mind of his arch-enemy. The Joker...is now sane. The Clown Prince of Crime has now changed his ways, fighting for good in Gotham City, alongside Batman! However, will curing his greatest foe cost him his mind? Writer/artist Sean Murphy takes the helm of this Batman/Joker story like no one else could, delivering an alternative examination of the relationship between the greatest rivals in the DC Universe, exploring the darkest corners of justice and madness. This newest graphic novel is the latest in great standalone stories from DC Comics. Collects issues #1-7.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 168 pages
  • 168 x 259 x 10.16mm | 408.23g
  • United States
  • English
  • 1401279597
  • 9781401279592
  • 5,831

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"Unlike anything we've seen before." --Nerdist "Cinematic and graphic." --A.V. Club

"Murphy was truly born to draw Batman." --IGN

"Batman: White Knight asks us to step back and take stock of the long-term impacts that Batman's activity has had on Gotham City." --Kotaku

"A breakout hit." --SyFy Wire

"Batman: White Knight is an entertaining and insightful graphic novel that stands perfectly alongside other classic Batman stories. It will be one that is studied for years to come." --Culturefly



"Though emotions are coiled tight throughout much of the tale, Murphy does a brilliant job of balancing action and emotion in a gonzo climax."--Booklist, starred review
"This newest take on the Dark Knight will please Batman's legion fans with its innovative and intelligent twists." --Publisher's Weekly

"Batman: White Knight written and drawn by Sean Murphy is nothing less than extraordinary." --Fresh Fiction

"Murphy's plot is multifaceted but easy to follow, his artwork is never less than gorgeous, and the depth of the world is utterly astounding.... White Knight crams in thought-provoking themes, shocks aplenty, Easter Eggs at every turn, and more familiar faces than you could shake a Batarang at."--Den of Geek
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About Sean Murphy

After breaking into the comics industry at a young age, Sean Murphy made a name for himself in the world of indie comics before joining up with DC Comics for such titles as Punk Rock Jesus, Batman/Scarecrow: Year One, Teen Titans, Hellblazer, Joe the Barbarian (with Grant Morrison) and the miniseries American Vampire: Survival of the Fittest. He also wrote and illustrated the original graphic novel Off Road (Oni).
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Rating details

2,807 ratings
4.33 out of 5 stars
5 51% (1,437)
4 35% (983)
3 10% (292)
2 2% (68)
1 1% (27)
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